Frequently Asked Questions

Your Top Questions, Answered.

Do I have a case?

If you were injured because of someone else’s negligence, in a car accident, by a doctor or mesothelioma, you may have a personal injury case. Everyone’s case is different, so you should talk to a qualified personal injury, accident attorney as soon as possible. Oklahoma has a two (2) year statute of limitation period on most negligence cases. Whether you are badly injured, hurt or a loved one has died, Gilpin Law will talk to you and investigate at no charge. Your consultation is always free. 

What does negligence mean?

Everyone has to take proper or reasonable care when doing something. If they fail to act with reasonable care and another person(s) is injured as a result, then they were negligent. This applies to car or truck drivers, doctors, hospitals, product manufacturers, retailers or anyone or any corporation that has a responsibility to behave or conduct themselves in a certain or safe way. When someone is careless, reckless or acts outside the law and regulations, different statutes of limitation apply (time deadline) within which you must bring a lawsuit or settle the matter.  Gilpin Law provides aggressive representation on their cases and does not let cases wait around. Contact an experienced injury lawyer as soon as possible. Someone could be found negligent if their mistakes injure others, cause harm, or the death of another.

How long does a lawsuit take?

Short answer – it depends on how quickly we get started, the Court and the parties in any lawsuit. Lawsuits can take as little as a few months to as long as a couple of years. It’s best to talk to an experienced attorney as soon as possible to evaluate and begin the process soon after a deadly incident, injury or diagnosis. Gilpin Law is aggressive in moving its cases to their best conclusion. Our cases don’t sit on the shelf. An experienced lawyer can give you a clearer picture of your case’s timeframe. It’s helpful to talk to a local lawyer familiar with your type of case.

What do your services cost?

Gilpin Law Office and Tim Gilpin always provide a free consultation. Most of our cases are taken on a contingency basis and we earn no fee unless your case is won. If your case is successful, a contingency fee means a percentage of the recovered amount is the attorney fee.

How much is my case worth?

An experienced injury lawyer will consult with you and evaluate your case. Each case is different, but 34 plus years of settling, mediating and doing jury trials for clients gives Gilpin Law an advantage you can use. After talking with you and gathering some facts, Gilpin Law can give you a solid basis as to what you can expect in damages and the compensation you are owed for your injuries or loved one’s death.

Reviews

Tim Gilpin is a wonderful lawyer with great negotiation skills. I felt very well taken care of during a very difficult and stressful time. Any time I called or emailed with a question or concern, it was responded to very quickly and this has not been my experience with other law firms I have used in the past. Tim Gilpin’s exceptional knowledge and skill contributed to me being a very satisfied client. I’m very happy I chose Gilpin Law for legal representation.

S.W.

After a car accident and difficulties with the insurance company, we went to Gilpin Law to help get it settled. Mr. Gilpin handled our case quickly and professionally, with a positive outcome. We highly recommend Gilpin Law Firm!

R.P.

Great lawyer

S.L.

Due to reckless drivers over the years I've had to use Tim Gilpin more than once but I can certainly attest that he is one of the best around. He is competent, through, diligent and knows the law & how insurance companies operate! Once he's on the case I know that I have nothing to worry about other than healing. Something he insists on (your health and healing). I have referred others to him as well over the years - I too was fortunate to be referred by a friend that swears by him. He's definitely the lawyer to have if you ever are involved in an auto wreck!

I Ob

Attorney Tim Gilpin is an intelligent and hard-working lawyer who gets results for the people the represents. He is an attorney with high ethics and professionalism who works hard for his clients in civil litigation cases.

S.N.

$1.33 million
Settlement

 “Great lawyer” S.L.

$750,000
Settlement

“He got the maximum results that could be had” C.Y.

$1.21 million
Settlement

“I can attest he is one of the best around.” I.O.

$250,000
Settlement

 “I felt very well taken care of …” S.W.

$180,000
Settlement

“.. an attorney who works for his clients”  S.N.

$165,000
Settlement

“We were very happy”  A.L.

$1.21 million
Settlement

“I was extremely happy with the results”  A.C.

$150,000
Settlement

“He always answered my questions”  T.W.

$100,000
Settlement

“He can get someone through any type of bad situation” K.R.

Car Wreck

Car Wreck

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Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma

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Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice

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Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death

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Wrongful Termination

Wrongful Termination

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Harassment + Discrimination

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Discrimination

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Insurance Bad Faith

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Welcome to Gilpin Law Office

Lawyers like to brag, but Tim Gilpin has brought home to his clients settlements and verdicts totaling millions of dollars, some in the most challenging cases. Insurance policy limits recovered and more: $1.33 million, $1.21 million, $750,000.00, 250,000.00, $180,000.00, $1.1 million, $150,000.00, $450,000.00, $75,000.00 in cases that required experience and grit. Straight forward cases are great, and Tim knows how to win them quickly. But, Tim exceeds expectations in challenging case because he cares and isn’t afraid to work for his clients. Law firms from coast to coast contact Tim for advise and to co-counsel on their cases. You should call Tim, too.

Tim successfully represents people in injury, mesotheliomawrongful death, negligence, job discrimination (pregnancy, race, sex, disability) and wrongful termination in state and federal courts. He has practiced law for 34+ years, and had his own law firm, Gilpin Law, for over 30 years. Not every lawyer can manage the legal jungle and make a success of their own firm. Tim does it by working for his clients in the law and in life. Born and raised in Tulsa, Tim’s father died when he was 11. He worked his way through college and law school. Early in his legal career, Tim was an Assistant Attorney for Oklahoma, then later served as a member of the Oklahoma State Board of Education, 2018 Democratic nominee for Congress (OK-1) and on more civic of Boards and committees to list, including Mayor’s Commission on Concerns of the Disabled,  AHHA and Street School. Tim has settled and litigated cases for clients all over America.

When you hire Tim Gilpin, you get the benefit of a seasoned, experienced advocate who fights in and out of the courtroom for your rights. Tim’s clients get maximum results in a settlement, mediation or trial.

 

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